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Nevada Fines Wynn Resorts $20 Million Over Sex Misconduct Claims

Casino mogul Steve Wynn’s former company was fined a record $20 million by Nevada gambling regulators this week for failing to investigate claims of sexual misconduct made against him before he resigned a year ago. The penalty against Wynn Resorts …

Fox TV Psychiatrist Ablow Denies Patients’ Sexual Harassment Claims

Two more patients of Dr. Keith Ablow have filed lawsuits against the renowned Massachusetts psychiatrist alleging he pressured them into sexual relationships. The Boston Globe reports that the medical malpractice lawsuits filed last Thursday allege Ablow lured the women he …

EPLI Part 1: Current Considerations

Ever since Harvey Weinstein became a top story, the discussion of sexual harassment and assault has become a topic that has exploded across the Internet and other media, resulting in scores of allegations and reports regarding other celebrities, public figures, …

Sex Harassment Cases Require Thorough Investigations, Rarely Go to Trial

Recent attention surrounding sexual harassment claims in the entertainment industry highlight the exposure. Though cases rarely go to trial, a thorough investigation can aid in limiting damages, according to two insurance defense lawyers. In employment practices liability insurance (EPLI) claims, …

Louisiana Paid $1.3M to Settle Sexual Harassment Claims Since 2009

Louisiana has paid at least $1.3 million to settle more than two dozen sexual harassment claims since mid-2009, including allegations made against college professors, judges, health care workers and one former state lawmaker, according to records released Friday. The money …